Roberto Firmino discusses Real Madrid and Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino has opened up on playing Real Madrid later this evening.
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Liverpool host Real Madrid tonight at Anfield for the second leg of the Champions League quarter finals later this evening. Before the whistle blows in a match that could define Liverpool's season, Roberto Firmino has spoken to ESPN Brazil about the match. 

Firmino started off by saying that he is aware of Liverpool's season but still believes there is time to turn it around. 

"I know the reality. I know that this year we’re not doing well. But we can reverse it. We still have chances to qualify in the Champions League."

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino

"We have a final against Real Madrid and everything is still open. We will fight until the end."

The Brazilian then talked about how nobody in the side wants to disappoint Jurgen Klopp. 

"He gets sad, he gets angry. Nobody likes to lose, especially him. Our team got used to winning."

"But, in this difficult time, we have to analyse our negative points and turn them into positive ones. We have to look to always give our best to each game."

While it has been a difficult season for the Liverpool side in general, Roberto Firmino has admitted that this season has been especially difficult for him. 

"It’s been a difficult season for me. We have to be sincere, there’s no lack of hope for improvement."


"My desire is to evolve and grow every day. There’s no lack of motivation for me."

One of Jurgen Klopp's favourites, Firmino says that while he is not in the form that he has been in the past, he still wants to contribute. 

"I always want to be helping with goals and assists, but that hasn’t been happening, unfortunately."

"I don’t give up. I’m always looking to improve to help my team to be better, together with the group. I have to evolve day after day."

Liverpool will hope that Roberto Firmino will be back to his best tonight as the Reds take on Real Madrid.